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Questions tagged [moderators]

Questions about diamond (♦) moderators, their powers, and actions they have taken.

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My question was down-voted, then abruptly locked. Why was it down-voted? How long will it take to get unlocked? Why was it locked?

A few days ago, I asked a question. This question asked for evidence to support a popular belief about the game "UNDERTALE", which didn't make much sense to me. This post seemed to cause sparks to ...
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Confused about moderators rejecting edits without author's consent

Recently an edit was proposed to one of my answers but before I got chance to review it, the edit was rejected by two moderators. This is the first time this has happened and the first time I have ...
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Brexit means Frexit

I feel like I'm not getting as much out of moderating this site as I'm putting in. I'm also worried about the recent influx of moderators to the site who don't share my values. I think I'd probably be ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election

The 2016 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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What are the requirements and responsibilities of a mod? [duplicate]

Just want to start off by saying no, I'm not asking if I can be recommended for becoming a Mod. I'm just curious as to what's involved. I have to say, first of all: time flies when you're having fun. ...
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So long and thanks for all the fish

I have resigned from the moderator team effective... whenever Grace finalizes things. Change inevitably causes questions, so I'll do my best to summarize. There's no big event or single person who ...
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No longer a moderator

Just a notification - I am no longer a community moderator, I've resigned from the position. As I've written in my self-nomination: if I ever find myself falling beneath a certain reasonable ...
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A Terrible Mod Announcement

The time has come for me to step down as a moderator of this site. I love this place and the community we've built up around it, but unfortunately my other responsibilities leave me with too little ...
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2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Will there be a 2013/14 moderator election?

Disclaimer: I have nothing against the current mods. (No banhammers please). I was reviewing the 2011 & 2012 Moderator elections, and noticed that they were both run in January of the respective ...
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How can I appeal against a moderator decision?

I've asked this question: Is it possible to use my PS Vita as additional PS3 controller? As I just noticed, my question got marked as duplicate by a moderator, so that it is not open to accept ...
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What is a day in the life of an Arqade moderator like?

...what is it like? In case I find myself a couple years down the road applying for a moderator position? Do you have to be on the site 24/7? Are there certain expectations of you each day (...
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Are questions about hardware mods on topic?

I came across the following question, and my first instinct was to vote to close as off-topic: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/q/92452. To be clear, this meta question deals only with case mods or ...
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2012 Community Moderator Election [closed]

The 2012 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Is it OK for a moderator to change the writing style of my post?

Well, a moderator edited my question and all he did was change the text style. My sentences and grammar were correct. I used short sentences, he merged them into longer ones. I'm thankful when ...
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Let's talk about [Mods]

In no small part inspired by another question, I wanted to briefly consider the role of the mods tag. We've had a couple discussions already about whether or not they're appropriate, but only one ...
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Is it okay to edit and completely delete my question to ask your own?

I asked this question some time ago and it was "closed" by moderator badp who then (10 hours ago) edited the question, removing my entire text and replacing it with his own related question. I ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election #2 [closed]

With the growth of the Gaming Stack Exchange, and the loss of Grace Note as a moderator, it is time once again to hold Community Moderator Elections for 2 new moderators. The winners of this election ...
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Moderator Primary does not Remember if you already Voted

Minor bug, but I thought I'd report it all the same -- whenever you go to the moderator primary page, the page doesn't remember who you voted for. You can perform another up/down vote, but this ...
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Unbinding votes for moderators?

If a moderator finds a question that they don't think should be allowed, but aren't sure, if they voted to close, it would be immediately closed. Shouldn't they just be able to vote like a normal user ...
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How do we nominate someone else for moderator?

I don't have 300 points, so I can't nominate myself. But that is a good thing, because I have no interest in being a moderator. However, I'm a heavy lurker on gaming.stackexchange, and I'd like to ...
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Why are there only 2 moderator positions available?

We've had 3 moderators all this time. Now, on the moderator election page, I see: moderator positions available 2 Are any of the current moderators keeping their post and we're only ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election [closed]

The 2011 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Are we going to have more legitimate moderator nominations/votes now that we're out of beta?

I think the current moderators have done a wonderful job so far, so this is more out of curiosity than it is out of a dire need for change. Are we going to have some more formalized sort of moderator ...
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Can diamond mods permanently delete answers?

This is a little embarrassing, but I accidentally answered a question instead of commenting on an answer. It's kind of weird looking at my answer every time I look at the question, so I'm wondering; ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

As we enter the second week of public beta, we desperately need members from this site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
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Do “mod-development” questions belong here?

This is a continuation of "do "map-editor" questions belong here". I'd say mod-making typically revolves around reprogramming game aspects, reskinning or replacing models, changing sound effects and ...
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What's the stance on mods to PC games?

I've just spotted this question and a bit of research yielded this mod which might solve the problem. Is it OK to post links to such mods?
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Moderator nominations [closed]

Robert Cartaino recently announced the following on Meta Stack Overflow: The nominations for moderator elections will start about 30 days after a site graduates from beta. Moderator ...